NMDS-SC Briefings

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Recruitment and retention - care worker turnover rates
This second trend briefing focuses on recruitment and retention for care workers and covers recruitment and retention trends for various front line care staff roles including care assistants and support workers. As at 2013, there were an estimated 770,000 care worker jobs in the adult social care sector, which is around half of all adult social care jobs. Recruitment and retention - care worker turnover rates

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Issue 24- The use of NMDS-SC data across the social care sector
Skills for Care provides workforce intelligence relied upon by government, strategic bodies, employers and individuals to make decisions that will improve outcomes for people who use services. Skills for Care’s NMDS-SC is recognised as the leading source of workforce intelligence for adult social care. This briefing provides an update on the use of NMDS-SC data across social care. Issue 24- The use of NMDS-SC data across the social care sector

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Issue 23- Diversity of the adult social care workforce
Issue 23: This issue focuses on the diversity of the adult social care workforce and considers its relationship with demand for social care and the consequent growth in the workforce needed to meet that demand. Issue 23- Diversity of the adult social care workforce

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Issue 22 - Social workers in the adult social care sector
The latest NMDS-SC Briefing takes a look at what the NMDS-SC is telling us about adult social workers working in the local authority sector. The Briefing covers overall numbers while also looking at their demographics, pay rates, experience and retention rates. Issue 22 - Social workers in the adult social care sector

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NMDS-SC trend briefing - Issue 1 Care worker pay
This briefing is the first of a series of reports that will explore trends and patterns in the adult social care sector and workforce. This edition has been developed in partnership between Skills for Care and Dr José-Luis Fernández of the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the London School of Economics. The briefing focusses on hourly rates of pay for care workers. NMDS-SC trend briefing - Issue 1 Care worker pay

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Issue 21 - Registered Nurses in adult social care
There are an estimated 50,000 registered nurses working in the adult social care sector. This briefing provides an overview of this vital workforce in terms of demographics, pay and retention – while also providing an overview of the some of the issues faced by the sector and its employers. Issue 21 - Registered Nurses in adult social care

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Issue 20 - Meeting the future workforce challenges of adult social care
Issue 20 of NMDS-SC Briefings looks at meeting the future workforce challenges of adult social care. This briefing includes the projected growth of the sector and workforce by 2025, current recruitment and retention issues, demographics of the workforce and national unemployment rates Issue 20 - Meeting the future workforce challenges of adult social care

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Issue 19 - update on the use of NMDS-SC data across the social care sector
This briefing provides an update on the use of NMDS-SC data across social care. Issue 19 - update on the use of NMDS-SC data across the social care sector

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Issue 18 - spotlight on social workers and workforce planning
This issue of NMDS-SC Briefings provides a spotlight on social workers and workforce planning and is the first time that a single job role has been analysed in this way in a published briefing. Using the NMDS-SC also means that the analysis is based on working social workers in the field – not just those registered as social workers. Issue 18 - spotlight on social workers and workforce planning

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Community Care Special- Spotlight on social workers in adults’ services
The National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) collects data for all social workers and social care staff working in adults and childrens services across England. This briefing provides a spotlight on social workers working in adult services. The collection, analysis and publication of NMDS-SC data on these variables for social workers provide important information for service providers and workforce planners. Community Care Special- Spotlight on social workers in adults’ services

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